Skalawag Ridge Lookout Site
US 1465, WA 365

Lookout Details

Registry Numbers US 1465, WA 365 (view other lookout sites in United States, Washington)
Date Registered November 19, 2012
Nominated by Ray Kresek
Location Colville National Forest
Ferry County, Washington
Coordinates N 48° 34.585' W 118° 21.944' (view using Google Maps)
N 48° 34' 35" W 118° 21' 57"
N 48.576413° W 118.365740°
Elevation 5,522 ft (1,683 m)
Administered by U.S. Forest Service


A 35' limber pole platform and log cabin, built in 1930 was replaced in 1934 with a 60' pole tower with 7'x7' cab 1/2 mile southeast of summit. A pole platform tower was also built 2 miles northwest. The ruins were still there in the 1980s. The lookout was abandoned in the 1950s.


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